Construction and demolition contributes about 27 million tonnes of waste in Australia each year. Materials commonly seen in landscapes such as timber, bricks, plastic, natural aggregates and fines make up 58.9% of waste products, or just under 16 million tonnes. When considered in combination with pollution produced through importing materials and transporting waste, it’s clear…
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“SaltBush is a journey; a journey through a garden to rediscover what our local environment means to us. The journey begins in the ‘Salt’ coastal dunes, and culminates in an inland ‘Bush’ setting.”   SaltBush celebrates the beauty and diversity of native and indigenous flora. The incredible array of ecosystems in Victoria support over 5,000…
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“Think back to when you were a child stepping out into the landscape and uncovering our local flora and fauna for the first time… We want SaltBush to be a chance to help us reconnect with the earth, with plants, with insects, with water, and with each other, to encourage humans big and small to…
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The Phillip Withers team will be returning to the Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show in 2024, with our garden ‘SaltBush’. Designed by Phillip Withers in collaboration with Fiona Brockhoff, SaltBush is a journey through the Victorian landscape. Inspired by a wish to encourage a sense of stewardship in the next generation, SaltBush will feature a…
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Phillip Withers with the support of presenting partner, Yarra Valley Water will showcase Victoria’s iconic coastline and the importance of water conservation in their 2020 Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show landscape, “It’s Our Time”. The zero-waste garden will see over 3,000 native plants from across Victoria’s west coast, primarily from the Otway and Warrnambool…
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